"Despite Fenty's defiance, his advisers were concerned about the anger toward the mayor that simmered in black neighborhoods." Washington Post
Washington D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty lost the Mayoral Democratic primary recently. His loss can be attributed to a lot of things but one that caught my eye was Fenty's disconnect from his African American constituents. Many African Americans, who supported the soon to be former mayor in the past, voted against him.
According to many Fenty seemed tone-deaf when it came to hearing the concerns of African American constituents. This seems, in my opinion, to mirror President Barack Obama's own tone-deafness to the voices of African Americans.
Could Fenty's loss be an omen of things to come in 2012 for Obama?